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Assorted Kinds Podcast

Making movies seems like an impossible endeavor for most. Limited resources. Self doubt. Real life obligations that come first but never go away. You aren’t the only one with these excuses, and making movies doesn’t have to be as hard as you make it out to be. Every month, join members of the Assorted Kinds Film Collective as they explore how to push past excuses to get passion projects made. From seasoned to first time filmmakers, this podcast explores the juicy behind the scenes stories of each month’s Assorted Kinds release and cracks open each filmmaker’s struggles, fears, failures and accomplishments.  Whether you enjoy hearing stories about filmmakers overcoming obstacles to get their projects completed, or have a burning desire to bootstrap your own film projects, this podcast is a direct line into the heart and soul of independent filmmaking.

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Making “Last One Screaming” -- ASK002

In this episode we dig in with writer/director Matt Devino to crack open our short horror film “Last One Screaming” which explores what happens to the Final Girl after the horror movie ends. Matt is joined by Producers Christopher Laughter and Nicole Castillo, 1st AD Taylor Shofner, Associate Producer Jana Devino and Cop #1 Derek Alvarado. We’ll discuss how and why the filmmaker’s chose to make this movie the way they did, explore the horror genre; why we love it, why we hate it, and how it sometimes creates difficulties for filmmakers. We'll also explore why it is so important to find what lights your fire as a filmmaker and who will help you keep it lit.

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Making “Mister Mailman” -- ASK001

Writer/Director Taylor Shofner is joined by friends Christopher Ryan Laughter, Matt Devino, Nicole Castillo, and David Gallardo to discuss the making of his short film “Mister Mailman”, Taylor’s fascination with the word “mailman”, how the Assorted Kinds short film collective came to be, and why getting filmmakers to support each other is so important.

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